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Can JR East Pass (Tohoku Area) be used to go to Nagano?

5 months ago
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Can JR East Pass (Tohoku Area) be used to go to Nagano?
On the route map, it can be used for Hokuriku Shinkansen but it ends at the sakudaira.

I am going to Zao and Akita so I have bought the Tohoku Area Pass.
Then I add Nagano to my plan.

Can I buy additional ticket at the jr office so that I can travel on Shinkansen Kagayaki from Ueno to Nagano?

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5 months ago
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Hi there,

This is correct, you can still travel on but would have to pay the difference in ticket price on board the train or when you arrive.

Hope this helps,

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